Kposo language

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Native to Togo, Ghana
Region Volta Region
Ethnicity Kposo
Native speakers
160,000 (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kpo
Glottolog ikpo1238[2]
People Akpɔsɔ
Language Ikpɔsɔ

Kposo language, or Ikposo (Ikpɔsɔ), is the language of the Akposso people, mainly in the Plateau Region of Togo, west of Atakpamé, but also into eastern Ghana. It is considered one of the Ghana–Togo Mountain languages, but does not have the system of noun classes that is characteristic of other languages in the group.[3]


  1. ^ Kposo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ikposo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ M.E.Kropp Dakubu, The Languages of Ghana, Kegan Paul International, 1988.